In New York, California and other states, officials are focused on how to ensure the U.S. Census counts everybody. That means investing money and conducting research to identify where to spend it.
Competition is stiff for businesses seeking H-2B visas. And the worker shortages have been felt all over the country, in a range of industries.
Rhode Island is recruiting companies and looking for long-term growth.
An agricultural economist sees plant-based proteins—like lentil burgers and tofu— as one answer for communities in central Montana.
Finding more resources to help struggling populations “needs to be reframed as an economic imperative, even a national security issue.”
In Minnesota, a training and hiring program is working on getting people into employment, including for the Hennepin County government.
As Americans crowd toward the coasts, states and municipalities are caught in passionate battles about public access, while lawsuits seem headed for the U.S. Supreme Court.
A Deloitte report sees worldwide potential for technology being deployed in Maine and Florida.
Onshore fish farming in Maine moving ahead with support of local and state officials.
The city hopes a new tech upgrade will cut wait times at one difficult commuter bottleneck by 20 to 30 percent.
Corporations are teaming with mayors to boost the issue’s visibility.
In Arkansas and other states, city and county associations have led a full-out charge against the pharmaceutical industry.
City officials in Texas confront the state on its industry-backed preemption law.
From Georgia to Texas and Colorado, city halls are trying to fend off state efforts to assert control over local rights of way.
America’s increasing appetite for salmon could give Bucksport, Maine a much-needed economic boost.
Venture capitalists look to encourage entrepreneurship in the “other” 47 states.
How an Innovative Tech Fund Is Helping to Expand Internet Access in California’s Low-Income Communities
A new report details five “overarching strategies” to close the digital divide.
A potential constitutional convention in the Empire State could reform Albany’s back-room culture.
The Nov. 7 vote has excited many interests and prompted well-funded campaigns on both sides of the issue.
But North Woods residents hope it will generate more activity in their fading economy.
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